Category Archives: Eugene Gendlin

The Power of Authentic Listening


Healng through We-ing and the power of authentic listening and authentic sharing. Continue reading

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A Village Called Forgiveness


A VILLAGE CALLED FORGIVENESS (Español Abajo) We are “rocketed” into this fourth dimension of existence, the spiritual, when the dimensions of our physical, mental, and emotional states are in harmony and balance, each with the others… Barefoot’s World  2013 Besides … Continue reading

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The Flourishing Desert


Here we are in May, the month when “April showers” have brought “May flowers.” The month when twelve steppers embrace the principle of “sharing with others” as one of our stepping stones to recovery. The idea of April showers reminds … Continue reading

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A White Teddy Bear


An example of how Focusing can support and enhance our Program of Recovery by allowing us to symbolize difficult feelings — in this case, anger. Continue reading

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